Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 104

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JACK AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
by HL Carpenter
ISBN: 978-0-9884095-1-4
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Copyright (c) 2012 by Top Drawer Ink Corp.

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Continued from Installment 103
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Nessa said, “Jack?”

Her voice brought him from his trance. Beating back the fear, he said, “Wait here.”

He hurried across the clearing. His heart only started pulsing again when he stepped over the log and saw the gash in the ground that had trapped his leg yesterday. He knelt, put the jelly jar back in his raincoat pocket and clawed at the dirt. When the opening was wide enough, he inched closer to look in.

Nessa called, “Is it still there?”

, but it’s sinking.”

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***** ABOUT THE AUTHOR *****

HL Carpenter is the pen name of a Florida-based mother/daughter duo who writes from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity.

Also by HL Carpenter:

The SkyHorse. Fourteen year old Tovi thinks finding a flying horse is fabulous luck–until a mysterious stranger says finders aren’t always keepers.

Dream Stealer. Is stealing a dream better than losing your own?

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